World Bank sanctions Wayil steel bridge construction in Ganderbal

World Bank sanctions Wayil steel bridge construction in Ganderbal

Srinagar: The World Bank has consented to the construction of a vital bridge at Wayil over nallah Sindh in Ganderbal district of central Kashmir. The bridge is set to ease the travel on the Srinagar-Leh highway. It has been pending for a long time and is greatly demanded by locals as well as the travelers […]

TA solidier shot dead in Kulgam village

TA solidier shot dead in Kulgam village

  Srinagar, September 17: A Territorial army solidier was killed by suspected militants in Shurat village of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Monday morning. Reports reaching GNS said that suspected militants fired upon the TA solidier Mukhtar Ahmad Malik, a former Ikhwan commander near his home at Shurat village. Mukhtar, a solidier of 162 TA […]

Panchayat polls to be held in 9 phases

  Srinagar, Sep 16: Panchayat elections will be held in Jammu and Kashmir in nine phases beginning on November 17, the Election Commission announced on Sunday. Chief Electoral Officer Shaleen Kabra’s announcement comes a day after he said that elections to the state’s urban local bodies will be held in four phases starting October 8. “Voting […]

CASO starts in Makarios, Kupwara

CASO starts in Makarios, Kupwara

Government forces on sunday launched a massive Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) in lashtiyal Area of kalaroos Lolab in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. _Reports said that the operation was launched today afernoon following inputs about the movement of suspected militants in the area._ *The searches were being conducted in lashtiyal village of kalaroose* […]

6 injured in Ganderbal road accident

6 injured in Ganderbal road accident

Atleast six passengers on early Sunday sustained injuries after the vehicle in which they were traveling in met with an accident in Ganderbal Village. Reports said that a mini bus bearing registration number JK01E 9363 hit with a three wheeler Auto bearing registration number JK15 3192 at Baroosa area of Ganderbal, resulting injuries to six […]

Syrian air defences confront Israeli attack near Damascus airport

Damascus, Sep 16: Syria’s air defences responded to an Israeli attack near the international airport of the capital Damascus on Saturday evening, state TV reported. The air defences intercepted several missiles targeting the Damascus airport, said the report, citing a military statement. The attack is the latest in a string of Israeli missile strikes that targeted […]

Militant trigger IED blast in Shopian, area cordoned off

  Srinagar, Sep 15:  An army vehicle (casper) on Saturday night attacked by militants amid triggering an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at Heff area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district. Reports reaching GNS said that militants tried to blow the vehicle of army near Heff village by detonating an IED. “The blast was also followed […]

Kashmiri Truck driver found dead in Udhampur

Kashmiri Truck driver found dead in Udhampur

  Srinagar, September 15: A truck driver died under mysterious conditions along the Srinagar- Jammu highway in Udhampur district on Saturday. “Today at about 6:00 am, a truck (JK03-6460) which was on way to Kashmir from Assam Via Dhar road and driven by the conductor namely Bilal Ahmed as driver of the truck was sleeping […]

Lightening kills 100 sheep in Uri

Lightening kills 100 sheep in Uri

Dozens of livestock were killed on Saturday after lightning struck upper reaches of Uri sector in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. Reports from ground zero said atleast 100 sheeps of two families were killed after the lightning strike in Kalgie village, some 10 kilometers away from main town Uri, on Saturday evening. The livestock belonged to […]

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO announces schedule

Elections to be held in 4 phases next month; Model Code of Conduct comes into effect

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO announces schedule

SRINAGAR: Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Jammu and Kashmir Shaleen Kabra today announced the schedule for conduct of Urban Local Bodies Elections in the State. “The elections to 2 Municipal Corporations, 3 Municipal Councils and 72 Municipal Committees in the State shall be held from 08th to 16th October 2018 in four phases,” Kabra said at a press […]

JRL calls for shutdown on Monday against civilian, militants killing

JRL calls for shutdown on Monday against civilian, militants killing

  Srinagar, Sep 15: Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising of Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Yasin Malik on Saturday called for a compete shutdown on Monday (Sep 17) against civilian and militant Killings in Qazigund area of south Kashmir. The strike has been given against the killing of civilian Rouf Ahnad and […]

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